Symphony No.1 Montage – Suite of six scenes for symphonic orchestra, Jazz drummer, & violin soloist by Lee McClure
0:00 I Pastoral Impressions 3:36 II Blue Largo 4:31 III Brief Phantasia 5:08 IV Violin solo - Bembe Cubano in 9/8 6:40 V Blues Riff climax 7:18 VI Neo-Samba finale
JoAnn Falletta, conductor of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has written about Lee’s Symphony No.1 Montage and it’s score: ”I listened and found it to be a really beautiful work! I’m happy to have it and look forward to studying it.”
This 8-minute Suite was made in 2015 from the original recording of the 30-minute Symphony No.1 that was performed by the Eclectix Chamber Orchestra on May 16, 1988 at the New School Auditorium, NYC with Jeff Talman, conductor / Brian Willson, jazz drummer / Mark Feldman, concert master & improvised violin solo.